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Eastern Yiddish
YIDDISH DIALECTS are variants of the Yiddish
Yiddish
and are divided according to the region in Europe where each developed its distinctiveness. Linguistically, Yiddish
Yiddish
should be divided in distinct Eastern and Western dialects. From Eastern Yiddish, Northeastern dialects were dominant in 20th-century Yiddish
Yiddish
culture and academia, while Southern dialects of Yiddish
Yiddish
are now the most commonly spoken, preserved by many Hasidic communities
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Latvia
LATVIA, (/ˈlætviə/ ( listen ); Latvian : Latvija ), officially the REPUBLIC OF LATVIA (Latvian: Latvijas Republika), is the second largest country in the Baltic region
Baltic region
of Northern Europe
Europe
and is one of the three Baltic states
Baltic states
. It is bordered by Estonia
Estonia
in the northern region, Lithuania
Lithuania
in the southern, to the east is Russia
Russia
, and Belarus to the southeast, as well as sharing a maritime border with Sweden
Sweden
to the west. Latvia
Latvia
has 1,957,200 inhabitants and a territory of 64,589 km2 (24,938 sq mi). The country has a temperate seasonal climate
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Lithuania
Coordinates : 55°N 24°E / 55°N 24°E / 55; 24 LITHUANIA (/ˌlɪθjuˈeɪniə/ ( listen ); Lithuanian : Lietuva ), officially the REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region
Baltic region
of northern -eastern Europe
Europe
. One of the three Baltic states
Baltic states
, it is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
, to the east of Sweden
Sweden
and Denmark
Denmark
. It is bordered by Latvia
Latvia
to the north, Belarus
Belarus
to the east and south, Poland
Poland
to the south, and Kaliningrad Oblast
Kaliningrad Oblast
(a Russian exclave ) to the southwest
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Poland
Coordinates : 52°N 20°E / 52°N 20°E / 52; 20 Republic
Republic
of Poland Rzeczpospolita
Rzeczpospolita
Polska (Polish ) Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: "Mazurek Dąbrowskiego " (English: "
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Ukraine
42,418,235 (32nd ) • 2001 CENSUS 48,457,102 • DENSITY 73.8/km2 (191.1/sq mi) (115th ) GDP (PPP ) 2017 estimate • TOTAL $366 billion (50th ) • PER CAPITA $9,125 (114th ) GDP (NOMINAL) 2017 estimate • TOTAL $103 billion (62nd ) • PER CAPITA $2,599 (132nd ) GINI (2015) 25.5 low · 18th HDI (2015) 0.743 high · 84th CURRENCY Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH ) TIME ZONE EET (UTC +2 ) • SUMMER (DST ) EEST (UTC +3) DRIVES ON THE right CALLING CODE +380 ISO 3166 CODE UA INTERNET TLD * .ua * .укр * An independence referendum was held on 1 December, after which Ukrainian independence was finalized on 26 December. THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS CYRILLIC TEXT
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Russia
Coordinates : 60°N 90°E / 60°N 90°E / 60; 90 Russian Federation Росси́йская Федера́ция (Russian ) Rossiyskaya Federatsiya Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: "Gosudarstvenny gimn Rossiyskoy Federatsii " (transliteration ) "State Anthem of the Russian Federation" Location of Russia
Russia
(green) Russian-administered Crimea
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Haskalah
The HASKALAH, often termed JEWISH ENLIGHTENMENT ( Hebrew
Hebrew
: השכלה‎; literally, "wisdom", "erudition") was an intellectual movement among the Jews
Jews
of Central and Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe
, with certain influence on those in the West and Muslim lands . It arose as a defined ideological worldview during the 1770s, and its last stage ended around 1881, with the rise of Jewish nationalism . The Haskalah
Haskalah
pursued two complementary aims
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Polish Language
POLISH (język polski, polszczyzna) is a West Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland
Poland
and is the native language of the Poles
Poles
. It belongs to the Lechitic subgroup of the West Slavic languages
Slavic languages
. Polish is the official language of Poland, but it is also used throughout the world by Polish minorities in other countries. There are over 55 million Polish language
Polish language
speakers around the world and it is one of the official languages of the European Union
European Union
. Its written standard is the Polish alphabet , which has 9 additions to the letters of the basic Latin script
Latin script
(ą, ć, ę, ł, ń, ó, ś, ź, ż). Polish is closely related to Kashubian , Silesian , Upper Sorbian , Lower Sorbian , Czech and Slovak
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Hebrew Language
HEBREW (/ˈhiːbruː/ ; עִבְרִית‬, Ivrit ( listen ) or ( listen )) is a Northwest Semitic language native to Israel
Israel
, spoken by over 9 million people worldwide. Historically, it is regarded as the language of the Israelites and their ancestors, although the language was not referred to by the name Hebrew in the Tanakh . The earliest examples of written Paleo-Hebrew date from the 10th century BCE. Hebrew belongs to the West Semitic branch of the Afroasiatic language family. Hebrew is the only living Canaanite language left, and the only truly successful example of a revived dead language . Hebrew had ceased to be an everyday spoken language somewhere between 200 and 400 CE, declining since the aftermath of the Bar Kokhba revolt . Aramaic and to a lesser extent Greek were already in use as international languages, especially among elites and immigrants
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Aramaic Language
ARAMAIC (אַרָמָיָא Arāmāyā, Syriac : ܐܪܡܝܐ‎, Arabic
Arabic
آرامية) is a Middle Eastern language or group of languages belonging to the Semitic subfamily of the Afroasiatic language family . More specifically, it is part of the Northwest Semitic group , which also includes the Canaanite languages such as Hebrew and Phoenician . The Aramaic alphabet
Aramaic alphabet
was widely adopted for other languages and is ancestral to the Hebrew , Syriac and Arabic alphabets . During its approximately 3100 years of written history, Aramaic has served variously as a language of administration of empires and as a language of divine worship, religious study and as the spoken tongue of a number of Semitic peoples from the Near East
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Rashi
SHLOMO YITZCHAKI (Hebrew : רבי שלמה יצחקי‎‎; Latin : Salomon Isaacides; French : Salomon de Troyes, 22 February 1040 – 13 July 1105), today generally known by the acronym RASHI (Hebrew : רש"י‎, RAbbi SHlomo Itzhaki), was a medieval French rabbi and author of a comprehensive commentary on the Talmud
Talmud
and commentary on the Tanakh
Tanakh
. Acclaimed for his ability to present the basic meaning of the text in a concise and lucid fashion, Rashi
Rashi
appeals to both learned scholars and beginner students, and his works remain a centerpiece of contemporary Jewish study. His commentary on the Talmud
Talmud
, which covers nearly all of the Babylonian Talmud
Talmud
(a total of 30 tractates), has been included in every edition of the Talmud
Talmud
since its first printing by Daniel Bomberg in the 1520s
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French Language
FRENCH (le français ( listen ) or la langue française ) is a Romance language
Romance language
of the Indo-European family . It descended from the Vulgar Latin of the Roman Empire
Roman Empire
, as did all Romance languages. French has evolved from Gallo-Romance , the spoken Latin
Latin
in Gaul
Gaul
, and more specifically in Northern Gaul. Its closest relatives are the other langues d\'oïl —languages historically spoken in northern France
France
and in southern Belgium
Belgium
, which French ( Francien ) has largely supplanted
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Galicia (Eastern Europe)
GALICIA (Ukrainian and Rusyn : Галичина, Halychyna; Polish : Galicja; Czech and Slovak : Halič; German : Galizien; Hungarian : Galícia/Kaliz/Gácsország/Halics; Romanian : Galiția/Halici; Russian : Галиция, Galitsiya; Yiddish : גאַליציע‎, Galitsye) is a historical and geographic region in Central -Eastern Europe
Europe
, once a small Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria
Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria
that straddled the modern-day border between Poland
Poland
and Ukraine
Ukraine
. The area, which is named after the medieval city of Halych
Halych
, was first mentioned in Hungarian historical chronicles in the year 1206 as Galiciæ
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Hungary
Coordinates : 47°N 20°E / 47°N 20°E / 47; 20 Hungary Magyarország (Hungarian ) Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: " Himnusz " (Hungarian ) "Hymn" Location of Hungary
Hungary
(dark green) – in Europe
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Votkinsk
VOTKINSK (Russian : Во́ткинск; Udmurt : Вотка, Votka) is an industrial town in the Udmurt Republic , Russia . Population: 99,022 (2010 Census ); 99,441 (2002 Census ); 103,509 (1989 Census ). CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Administrative and municipal status * 3 Economy * 4 Sports * 5 Notable people * 6 International relations * 7 References * 7.1 Notes * 7.2 Sources HISTORYIt was established in April 1759, initially as a center for metallurgical enterprises, and the economic focus on metal related industry remains. Town status was officially granted to it in 1935. The city of Votkinsk was one of the residence centers of the Udmurt Jews, who spoke Udmurtish Yiddish. ADMINISTRATIVE AND MUNICIPAL STATUSWithin the framework of administrative divisions , Votkinsk serves as the administrative center of Votkinsky District , even though it is not a part of it
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Sarapul
SARAPUL (Udmurt and Russian : Сара́пул) is a city and a river port in the Udmurt Republic
Udmurt Republic
, Russia
Russia
, located on the right bank of the Kama River
Kama River
, 66 kilometers (41 mi) southeast of Izhevsk
Izhevsk
, the capital of the republic. Population: 101,381 (2010 Census ); 103,141 (2002 Census ); 110,381 (1989 Census ). CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Administrative and municipal status * 3 Economy * 4 Honors * 5 References * 5.1 Notes * 5.2 Sources * 6 External links HISTORY Sarapul
Sarapul
is one of the oldest cities of the Kama region. It was first mentioned in a 1596 population audit book as the village (selo ) of VOZNESENSKOYE (Вознесе́нское), also known as Sarapul: in Kazansky Uyezd in the upper Kama River
Kama River
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